The Resource Gender and learning, by Sarah Glazer, (electronic resource)

Gender and learning, by Sarah Glazer, (electronic resource)

Label
Gender and learning
Title
Gender and learning
Statement of responsibility
by Sarah Glazer
Title variation
Are there innate differences between the sexes?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Harvard President Lawrence Summers ignited a firestorm recently when he suggested more men than women are scientists because of differences between males and females in "intrinsic aptitude." Many scientists -- both men and women -- expressed outrage at Summers' remarks and blamed any lag in math among girls mainly on discrimination and socialization. They point out that girls have closed the gap in average scores on most standardized math tests in elementary and high school. Today women constitute almost half of college math majors and more than half of biology majors. But Summers' supporters say he courageously raised a legitimate question for scientific inquiry. Indeed, in recent years some researchers have been pursuing a scientific explanation for the discrepancies in math and science aptitude and achievement among boys and girls and have found differences, including biological ones
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Additional physical form
Also available in print.
Cataloging source
CQPDC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • CQ researcher
  • CQ researcher
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glazer, Sarah
Dewey number
370.15/1
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC212.92
LC item number
.G53 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
CQ researcher
Series volume
v. 15, no. 19
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex differences in education
  • Learning ability
  • Women in science
  • Women in mathematics
Label
Gender and learning, by Sarah Glazer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 11, 2005)
  • "May 20, 2005."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62260452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62260452
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gender and learning, by Sarah Glazer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 11, 2005)
  • "May 20, 2005."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62260452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62260452
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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